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High School Sports

  • Former PV softball coach returns to the diamond

    LAFAYETTE ­­– He couldn’t stay away from the game.

                      Brandin Becher, who coached the Prairie View softball team for its first seven seasons, took a year off from coaching and spent part of his summer umpiring softball games.

  • Brighton athletic schedule Aug. 29

    Here is today's Brighton area prep sports schedule:

    Softball: Prairie View @ Peach Fuzz Tournament, Grand Junction

    Football: Rocky Mountain at Brighton, 7 p.m.; Prairie View at Horizon, District 12 North Stadium, West 128th Avenue and Delaware Street, 7 p.m.Volleyball: Un

    Volleyball: Union Colony @ Eagle Ridge, 5 p.m.

    Cross country: Prairie View @ Arapahoe Warrior Invitational, 4:30 p.m.

  • Birdies for Bulldogs golf tourney Sept. 6

    Brighton's first Birdies for Bulldogs golf tournament is set for 8 a.m., Sept. 6, at Coyote Creek Golf Course in Fort Lupton.

    The cost is $300 per foursome or $80 for individual golfers. Prizes will be awarded to the first- and second-place finishers for men's, women's and coed divisions. There will be a longest drive contest and one for the closest to the pin.

    Proceeds benefit the boys and girls basketball and golf programs. Call 303-217-0541 with questions.

  • Back-to-school basketball camp Sept. 12-13

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton High School's back-to-school girls basketball camp is set for Sept. 12 and 13 at the school, 270 S. Eighth Ave.

    The features include a skill set focus on such things as fast breaks, individual defense, shooting, free throw and rebounding. Competitions include hot shot, camp knockout, team defense and elbow layups.

    It's open to girls in fifth through eighth grades. Sessions run from 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 12, and from 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 13. The cost is $50. Email ddoehler@sd27j.org or call 303-217-0541.

  • BHS scoreboard

    Cross country

    COLORADO SPRINGS -- Brighton's Dan Mordecai started his cross country season with a fifth-place finish in the boys race at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede Aug. 22. He finished in a time of 17:37.5.

    Rocky Friendly was 35th in a time of 19:46.6. Kaleb Taylor was 47th (20:14.2), while Bryce Gelok was 50th (20:16.5). Zach Pollard (21:01.8) was 66th.

  • Prairie View scoreboard

    Softball

    Prairie View scored twice in the seventh for a come-from-behind, 6-5 home-field win over Denver East Aug. 27.

    The Angels scored three in the sixth inning to take the lead before the ThunderHawks' pulled out the win.

    Julianna alvarado had three hits and two RBIs for PVHS. Margarita Sena, Sirena Maynes and Jazmin Neal drove in runs for the ThunderHawks. Sena threw a complete game and struck out 10.

    Magdalen Mercado had a double and two RBIs for East. 

  • BHS athletic schedules

    Football

    Rocky Mountain 7 p.m. Aug. 29

    @Mountain Vista 7 p.m. Sept. 5

    (at Shea Stadium)

    Northglenn 7 p.m. Sept. 12

    @Denver East 7 p.m. Sept. 19

    (at All City Stadium)

  • PVHS athletic schedules

     Football

    @Horizon 7 p.m. Aug. 29

    Mountain Range 7 p.m. Sept. 5

    Montbello 1 p.m. Sept. 13

    @Evie Dennis Sports Complex

  • Eagle Ridge Academy sports schedules

    Boys soccer

    (home games at Donelson Park)

    Community Christian 4 p.m. Sept. 2

    Union Colony 4 p.m. Sept. 4

    DSST 4 p.m. Sept. 9

  • Threat of heavy thunderstorms causes postponements

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton High School postponed its soccer and tennis matches Aug. 26.

    The reason is the threat of intense thunderstorms in the area this afternoon and this evening.